Friday, 4 April 2014

Bug Hugs


Happy Friday!!  Just a funny little card today as I am playing along with a challenge this am at Splitcoast.  The challenge was to use 2 layers of cardstock the same colour.  I went with white on white for a crisp and clean look.  I partially embossed my background by running my cardstock through my Cuttlebug, removing it then running it through again leaving a partially open area with no embossing so I could add my little guy and the sentiment.  I paper pieced him and added glossy accents to his nose for shine.  The front panel is added using pop dots.

Also adding my card to these challenges:
The Male Room- SCIENCE FICTION
CASology- #89 JOKE
Less in More- ROUND and ROUND
Little Red Wagon- MASCULINE

Thanks so much for popping in.  

Supplies:  stamps- The Alley Way, Stampotique/ Cuttlebug/ Memento ink/ Glossy Accents/ twine


20 comments:

Kim M said...

Oh my gosh! This is so cute! Love it! :-)

JanR said...

Cute card, Karen! (I can say that now.....when I first saw it I thought his nose was his mouth and I was wondering why he was yelling at me. :-) )

Cornelia W said...

This is just the cutest card - love that little fat Martian!

Jacqueline said...

A lovely fun card - your cute image is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us in TMR this week - Jacqueline xx

Gabby said...

Cute card! Love the emb bkgrd and your little plaid bug. :) Glad I read your take on the challenge because I got it wrong. I thought we were supposed to stamp ink on ink not cardstock on cardstock. Ooops! I'll have to redo my card. Drats. Maybe tonight. Have a good weekend, Karen! :)

Carol L said...

I don't think I've ever seen a cuter card! I love that paper-pieced little hugger :)

JD/ Jill said...

This is so cute!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Awwww....! What a cute simple card. I love that shiny nose!

Sara Mac said...

Such a cute card Karen! I love white on white. The embossing and his shiny little nose are perfect touches.

wienerhoneymooners said...

Cute, love the little blue guy!!! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!!!

maria's knutselplezier said...

So sweet!!!I love this!!!

Greetings
Maria

Chrissie said...

This is a late visit for me this week.
What a sweetie of a card... love that sentiment!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

!neke said...

Hello, I love your card ! Great !!

Deborah Frings said...

Super cute little alien! I do like the textured background too. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week!

Judy1223 said...

Karen, this little blue guy is so fun and cute...definitely huggable! Love the dry embossed background, perfect use of white space. Thanks for joining us at CASology!

Sue - said...

Love that cute little alien! Thank you for coming to play in The Male Room.

wienerhoneymooners said...

Super FUN Karen, Love to see you link up to Paper Crafting Challenges – newer card challenge that has 10 more days to play and this theme is Masculine!! Love to see you there! What a sweet card!
Love that critter.

Joanne said...

Love this! Totally adorable! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
Joanne xo

Rocky said...

He's so cute. I think I've met him, he looks familiar! Thank you for joining us at The Male Room.

Louise van Vuren said...

Love this cute little alien, and the way you created a space for him on your card. Thanks for playing along with us at The Male Room Sci-Fi challenge
Louise xx